The Unexpected Health Benefits of Cycling

The Unexpected Health Benefits of Cycling   More and more Canadians are swapping their cars for bicycles. In 2014, over 12 million reported that they had cycled in the previous year. This number has only increased ever since.   What’s so great about cycling anyway? Sure, it’s convenient and burns calories, but is it really…

What to Eat for a Healthier, Happier Gut?

What to Eat for a Healthier, Happier Gut?   Your gut is home to trillions of bacteria that digest food and produce enzymes. These microorganisms support brain function, metabolic health, and immunity. Even the slightest imbalance can affect the proper functioning of your body.   Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates said: All diseases begin in…

4 Exercises Seniors Should Avoid

4 Exercises Seniors Should Avoid   By now, it’s common knowledge that exercise benefits seniors. Physical activity can increase your lifespan, prevent bone diseases, and slow down cognitive impairment. Not to mention that it keeps you fit and preserves lean muscle.   However, not all exercises are safe for people in their golden years. High-impact…